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Mangler

Tend machines that shape and smooth knitted garments.

What does a Mangler do?

Tends machine, consisting of pressing roll and ironing shoe, that shapes and smooths knitted garments: Presses control lever to revolve roll and to engage ironing shoe with revolving roll while machine is heating. Adjusts rheostat to heat ironing shoe and to maintain specified temperature. Disengages heating ironing shoe from roll, stops roll, and spreads garment on roll. Starts roll and reengages ironing shoe to press garment. Removes pressed garment from machine. May be designated according to garment or garment part pressed as Cuff Presser.